We are just a few days away from the end of the Skywalker Saga. To celebrate the end of the countdown, we're also wrapping up our Star Wars Remembered series by looking back at the most recent Skywalker Saga film; Star Wars - Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. We're joined again by our great friend, Rob LaBarre from the Jedi Temple Archives Podcast, to discuss this controversial film. We don't all agree about the merits of this movie. However, we do have an excellent (and civil) discussion about it. See if our opinions match yours!

Once we wrap up our extensive discussion about The Last Jedi, we move on to our Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the announcement of the debut date of Disneyland's next big parade. We also share the reopening date for a guest favorite restaurant at the Walt Disney World Resort.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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Cracking the New Disney Experiences in 2020

December 8, 2019

This week, we look forward to the upcoming new year and many of the exciting Disney attractions that will be debuting within it. Michelle takes over as we Crack the New Disney Experiences Coming in 2020. Find out our excitement level for the many unique attractions headed to the Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts next year.

Once we complete our look at the New Disney Experiences, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the opening of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. We discuss our impressions of the Black Widow and live-action Mulan trailers that dropped this week.

As always, we wrapped it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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Navigating Disney Parks - Tips to Survive the Busy Season

December 1, 2019

We're coming up on one of the busiest times of year at the Disney Parks and Resorts. So, this week, we give you tips on Navigating Disney Parks. We share many of the ways you can survive the busy season. Whether you're heading to the Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort, you'll want to check our our strategies to help you have a great time even when they are at their most crowded.

Once we wrap up our Navigating Disney Parks segment, it's time for the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the recently announce Disneyland After Dark events coming next Winter and Spring. We also talk about many of the fun events D23 has coming up for members in 2020.

As always, we wrap it all up with even more tips that might help you on your next vacation.

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Disney Holiday Offerings We’re Thankful For

November 24, 2019

As you probably know, this is Thanksgiving week. It also happens to be the official kickoff to the Holiday Season. So, we're bringing you a mash-up of both. We countdown the Disney Holiday Offerings We're Thankful For. Find out why we love this time of year at the Disney Parks so much and see if some of your favorite experiences made our lists.

We also share our spoiler-free review of the new Disney hit film Frozen 2. We know #RealMenLoveFrozen, but what did we think about Anna & Elsa's latest adventure. We'll let you know on this show.

Then, we recap our visit to the Walt Disney World Studios lot for a D23 screening of the all-time Pixar classic, Up. We'll tell you all about our adventure and some of the behind-the-scenes details we learned about this amazing film.

As always, we share the Disney Stories of the Week and give you tips that might help you on your next vacation, as well.

Thanks for listening! Adventure is out there!

Star Wars Remembered - Episode VII - The Force Awakens

November 17, 2019

This week, we continue our countdown to the end of the Skywalker Saga with another edition of our Star Wars Remembered series. We're, once again joined by Rob LaBarre of the Jedi Temple Archives Podcast to look back at Episode VII - The Force Awakens. Listen as we share details, stories and fun facts about the first of the Disney era Star Wars films.

Once we wrap up our discussion of The Force Awakens, we move on to the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include Disney+'s big week. We also talk about new accolades that were awarded to Disney Cruise line and a couple of Disneyland attractions that are scheduled for refurbishment.

As always, we wrap it up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

Thanks for listening! Cheers!

Disney Plus - What To Watch Day 1

November 10, 2019

This week, we're talking all about the launch of Disney's new streaming service. We're going to share the Disney+ shows and movies we're most excited to watch, right from day 1. There is so much to choose from. So, this is not an easy list to compile. Listen and see what we chose.

Once we wrap up our Disney+ conversation, we move on to the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a quick look back at our recent Festival of Holidays visit to the Disneyland Resort. Find out what holiday delicacies we sampled and what other items we're still looking forward to trying in the weeks to come.

Also, since #RealMenLoveFrozen, we also talk about the early reactions to the premiere of Frozen 2 as well as its record breaking box office numbers.

Of course, we never go a week without sharing tips that might help you on your next vacation, as well.

Also, don't miss out on this week's Hyperion Adventures Weekly Trivia Game. This time, we're continue our celebration of the debut of Disney's new streaming service by giving away a brand new Disney+ Baseball Cap. If you're as excited about the launch of the platform for everything Disney as we are, you're going to want this cool hat. Just go to our website and sign up for the newsletter to get this week's questions, listen to the show for the answers and send them back to us. We'll choose one of you to win this amazing prize. Provide us with a podcast review and you'll get another entry each week, as well!

Good luck and thanks for listening! Cheers!

Exploring the Disney Family of Wines - Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard with Eli Parker

November 3, 2019

This week, we continue our series Exploring the Disney Family of Wines with a very special guest. We're joined by Eli Parker who is the Co-Owner and Proprietor of Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard. He also happens to be the son of the great Disney Legend, Fess Parker, who portrayed many amazing characters, including Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone. We talk with him about his father, the Parker family and one of California's most outstanding wineries. If you're a classic Disney fan, a wine fan or, like us, a bit of both, you're going to want to hear this interview.

Once we wrap up our discussion of Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard with Eli Parker, we move on to our Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include the recently released dates for guest favorite events coming to both the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort. We also share the 2020 - 2021 runDisney schedule and talk about the franchise that was recently announced as the biggest in box office history. It's a Disney property but probably wouldn't be the one you'd expect. Find out which one it is in this show!

Of course, we never go a week without sharing tips that might help you on your next vacation, as well.

Also, don't miss out on this week's Hyperion Adventures Weekly Trivia Game. This time, we're giving away a beautiful, textured Frozen 2 Poster that was exclusively handed out at the Walt Disney Studios panel during D23 Expo 2019. We all know, #RealMenLoveFrozen. Whether that's you, or you have other Frozen fans in your household, you're going to want to take your chance at winning this great prize. Just go to our website and sign up for the newsletter to get this week's questions, listen to the show for the answers and send them back to us. We'll choose one of you to win this amazing prize. Provide us with a podcast review and you'll get another entry each week, as well!

Good luck and thanks for listening! Cheers!

 

 

 

Exploring the Disney Family of Wines - Kurt Russell’s GoGi Wines

October 27, 2019

This week, we decided delve into a combination of two of our favorite topics. You already know we love Disney. You may also know we happen to enjoy a glass of wine from time to time. We'll, this episode, we begin our journey into the best of both worlds. It's the first of our series Exploring the Disney Family of Wines. To kick it off, we share details about one of our favorites; Kurt Russell's GoGi Wines. Listen as we discuss this winery's ties to Disney history and development within the industry. We also share our thoughts on it's available varietals and where you can sample them when visiting Disney Parks and Resorts.

Once we complete our discussion of Kurt Russell's GoGi Wines, we move on to our date night experience seeing Coco in Concert with the San Diego Symphony. Find out our thoughts on this event showcasing one of our favorite Disney/Pixar films with a complete orchestra.

Next, it's time for a very Star Wars heavy version of the Disney Stories of the Week. Those include our quick thoughts on the final The Rise of Skywalker trailer and new destinations coming to Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. We also share how you can experience a little taste of A Galaxy Far, Far Away on your next flight.

We wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation, including this important disability resources for anyone traveling to Disney Parks from Michelle.

Walt Disney World Resort

Attraction Details for Guests with Cognitive Disabilities

Resource Guide for Guests with Cognitive Disabilities Including Autism Spectrum Disorder

Disneyland Resort

Attraction Details for Guests with Cognitive Disabilities

Resource Guide for Guests with Cognitive Disabilities Including Autism Spectrum Disorder

Also, don't miss out on this week's Hyperion Adventures Weekly Trivia Game. This time, we're giving another fantastic new The Nightmare Before Christmas themed water bottle. Just go to our website and sign up for the newsletter to get this week's questions, listen to the show for the answers and send them back to us. We'll choose one of you to win this amazing prize. Provide us with a 5 star review and you'll get another entry each week, as well!

Good luck and thanks for listening! Cheers!

Star Wars Remembered - Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

October 20, 2019

This week, we continue our countdown to the end of the Skywalker Saga with another edition of our Star Wars Remembered series. We wrap up the original trilogy with a look back at Star Wars - Episode VI - Return of the Jedi. Our amazing friend Rob LaBarre, from the Jedi Temple Archives Podcast, joins us, once again, as we share details, stories and fun facts about the final film from the opening trilogy.

Once we get done discussing Return of the Jedi, it's time to talk about the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include an amazing job opportunity for one special Disney Movie fan. We also discuss new food options coming to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at the Disneyland Resort and a chance to get a sneak peek at another highly anticipated Disney film.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

Also, don't miss out on our brand new Hyperion Adventures Weekly Trivia Game. This week, we're giving away a D23 Expo 2019 Exclusive Mickey Mouse Themed Disney Store Collectible Key. These are hard to find so you will want to enter to win this prize. Just go to our website and sign up for the newsletter to get this week's questions, listen to the show for the answers and send them back to us. We'll choose one of you to win this amazing prize. Provide us with a 5 star review and you'll get another entry each week, as well!

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Easy Steps To The Disney Cruise Of Your Dreams

October 13, 2019

It's the time of year when you and your family may be planning your upcoming vacations. Those plans may just happen to include a your first Disney Cruise. Well, we're here to help. On this episode, we'll share everything you need to know so you'll be able to experience the Disney Cruise of Your Dreams. Check out all of our facts, tips and strategies that will help make sure your first Disney Cruise is absolutely magical.

Once we wrap up telling you everything you need to know to help you have the Disney Cruise of your dreams, it's time to head to the theater. We share our review of the brand new musical based on the hit film Almost Famous. Find out what we think about the newest show getting set to debut, soon, on Broadway.

Next, we move on to the Disney Stories of the Week. This episode, those include a discussion about the recently released dates for Disneyland's version of the Candlelight Processional. We also talk about the newly released trailers for Disney/Pixar's Onward and Disney's Jungle Cruise.

As always, we wrap it all up with tips that might help you on your next vacation.

Also, don't miss out on our brand new Hyperion Adventures Weekly Trivia Game. This week, we're giving a fantastic new The Nightmare Before Christmas themed water bottle. Just go to our website and sign up for the newsletter to get this week's questions, listen to the show for the answers and send them back to us. We'll choose one of you to win this amazing prize. Provide us with a 5 star review and you'll get another entry each week, as well!

Good luck and tanks for listening! Cheers!